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After Mugabe, who is next? – List of African longest serving leaders

The resignation of Robert Mugabe as the president of Zimbabwe after 37 years in office has once again brought to fore the leadership problems in Africa, especially as it relates to the desire by some of these leaders to hold on to power in perpetuity. In this piece, CRESTNEWSNG.com takes a look at Africa's current longest serving leaders. 1. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea Mbasogo took power in a coup in August 1979, and has ruled for 38 years. He won the last election to extend his mandate for a further…

‘We walked down the aisle to Death March’: Charles Bronson’s bride reveals intimate secrets behind Britain’s…

A bride loves a captive audience and that’s just what Paula Williamson had as she married jailbird Charles Bronson in the weirdest wedding ever. Just four guests saw them tie the knot in Wakefield jail’s parole room. But Paula, who invited the Sunday People to record the events of her big day, revealed how: Bungling Bronson gave warders the wrong music and she waltzed down the aisle to the Death March He donned a trilby and Union Jack shoes for the ceremony They exchanged rings etched with CPS – short for Charlie and Paula…

Senator’s home set ablaze by angry mob over alleged shooting of civilians by his security men

The mob was angry that the senator's security men shot at innocent people They set the country home ablaze in protest of the actions of the security men More soldiers were reportedly drafted to the town and many residents fled Senator Sha’aba Lafiagi representing Kwara North Senatorial district in the Nigerian Senate has lost his country home in the state after it was torched by angry mob. According to Sahara Reporters, the incident occurred after soldiers in his convoy shot four people on the eve of the Local government…

Tension in Abuja as peace corp, police officers clash

Some officials of the Nigeria Police Force and the Peace Corps of Nigeria clashed in Abuja The incident took place at the national headquarters of the Peace Corps of Nigeria office in Jabi district The incident occurred when some police personnel prevented the officials of the corps from gaining entrance into their office Some officers of the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) clashed with personnel of the Nigeria Police Force at the national headquarters of the Peace Corps in Abuja. The drama started after Peace corps officials…

Lady who lost her boyfriend in a car accident sleeps on his grave, promises to be with him forever (photos)

A Twitter user named Trini has vowed to be by her boyfriend's side forever Late Cristian Arocha died in a car accident few weeks back leaving behind his family and his girlfriend - The saddened girlfriend shared heart-breaking photos of her laying by his grave Losing a loved one is never easy and for Twitter user, Trini, life has become meaningless without her boyfriend, late Cristian by her side. Trini shared a photo of both of them and another where she laid on his grave and wrote: "I'm right here with you. no matter where…

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Update: Identity of man who jumped into Lagos lagoon revealed

The marine police and other officials rush to rescue a man who jumped into the lagoon The operation was called off after a four-hour search without any success Rescue officials have disclosed the identity of the man who jumped off the Lekki-Ikoyi bridge into the Lagos lagoon on Friday, October 20. He has been identified as Oluseyi Adekunle, Channels TV reports. His identity was uncovered after his ATM card and other items were recovered from the scene of the incident by rescue officials comprising of the Lagos Waterways…

Buhari orders military, police to stop reprisal attacks in Plateau, says herdsmen’s ‘madness’ has gone too far

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the military and the police to stop reprisal attacks in Plateau state - Unknown gunmen had reportedly killed over 20 persons in state The president described the attacks as madness taken too far President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the military and the police to put mechanism in place to ensure that there is no reprisal attacks in Plateau state. Vanguard reports that President Buhari who was reacting to the killing of over 20 persons by suspected herdsmen said the madness should not…

I have built four houses, bought 15 cars for using human parts for money ritual – Suspect gives scary confession

Arrested ritualists in Ogun confessed to using human parts for money ritual They said they exhumed bodies from cemeteries The police assured the people in the state of their safety Suspected ritualists arrested by the police in Ogun state have confessed to trading and using human body parts for money ritual. Vanguard reports that Ahmed Iliyasu who is the commissioner of police in the state paraded the suspects while allaying the fears of residents. He said the suspects were arrested by the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad.…

Nigerian man shares beautiful wedding photos with his young wife

Nigerian man shares lovely photos of himself and his pretty bride He revealed that his wife is 10 years younger than him - He then asked why age is a barrier in most relationships Nigerian man have gone viral for posting an interesting question on his social media page. According to the newly-wed, his wife is 10 years younger than he his but it doesn't change or affect the love they share. Exceptional Emmanuel Okorie as his name reads shared lovely photos from his wedding ceremony and made sure to mention that beyond the…

Yomi Casual’s fiancee unveils official photos from bridal shower

Yomi Casual's fiancee, Grace held a lavish bridal shower party recently The party which was well-attended by friends was in anticipation of her wedding to the fashion designer Yomi and Grace met seven years ago and have been waxing strong since then As wedding bells sound for Yomi Casual and her fiancee, many pre-wedding events have been held in honour of the special day. Yomi Casual and his pretty wife Grace first held a stylish pre-wedding shoot and now, Grace and her friends threw a lavish bridal shower as they prepare…

Why Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are happy to engage in public displays of affection but William and Kate

Prince Harry and US girlfriend Meghan Markle finally took their romance public late last month following a year of dating. First, the pair confidently walked hand-in-hand into the Invictus Games - the international multisport Paralympic event he founded - wheelchair tennis finals. Then they were seen cuddling up to each other at the closing games ceremony - with the royal even pictured planting a tender kiss on the 36-year-old Suits star's cheek. In contrast, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are rarely, if ever, openly…

Police arrests 10 armed robbers in Lagos; watch their confessions on how they operate (photos/video)

Some armed robbers were arrested by RRS operatives in Lagos The gang members robbed in Lagos and sold the cars to a dealer in Onitsha - They confessed to being in the operation for more than two years Some armed robbers who have been terrorising the Ipaja Ayobo area of Lagos state have been apprehended by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad. According to report, the gang which specialised in breaking into innocent people’s homes in Lagos, stole vehicles and personal belongings before selling the cars to a dealer in…

Breaking: Police IG Ibrahim allegedly marries female officer after getting her in the family way – Senator Misau claims

Isah Hamman Misau spoke on the floor of the National Assembly accusing IGP Idris of going against the ethics of country's police Misau said Idris got a female officer pregnant, married and promoted her despite her not being qualified for her new post - The Senate has agreed to probe the Inspector-General of Police for alleged flouting the agency's rules The war between Nigeria’s senator, Isah Hamman Misau, and the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Idris Ibrahim, took a major turn on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday.…

Corrie McKeague’s mum reveals police may have searched the WRONG bin lorry while looking for RAF airman

The distraught mum of missing RAF airman Corrie McKeague has revealed that police may have been following the wrong bin lorry in the search for her son. Nicola Urquhart revealed yesterday that investigating officers found that a further three lorries could have moved Corrie’s body from a refuse transfer station. Posting online, Nicola said the initial bin lorry thought to have picked up her son’s body did not collect all of the rubbish from a bay at the Red Lodge Transfer Station in Suffolk. It is now understood that a…